Each of our teachers offers a unique and personal style of teaching. All Lotus Studio teachers have attained internationally recognised teacher registration to assure you of clear guidance through a safe and informative practice. Our teachers are deeply committed to their own practice and teaching.
Kevin is a Dharma teacher with the Dharma Centre in Roberson which stems out of the Korean Zen Buddhist lineage.
The way of Zen is to know yourself;
To know yourself is to forget yourself ;
To forget yourself
is to be awakened by all things
Dogen Japanese Zen Master (c1290)
The prime vehicle of Zen is a particular style of Meditation called Zazen. Kevin leads the Zen sangha at the Lotus Studio every Tuesday evening at 17h00. Newcomers are welcome.
Tuesdays 17:00 - 18:45
Kama is the owner of Lotus studios, a dedicated Yogini and mother of 2 with a deep love of all things yoga. She completed her Vinyasa teacher training (YA RYT200) in Bali at Radiantly Alive in 2016. Since then she has continued her education by completing a further 300hr yoga course based partly in India, a children's yoga course, various online anatomy courses and is in her final (fourth year) of Iyengar Yoga teacher training. She continues to grow through her own self practice and continuing study.
Join Kama for a dynamic, flowing vinyasa yoga practice that cultivates presence by connecting movement with breath. Awaken your strength, energy and flexibility in a fun atmosphere.
“Yoga is not about touching your toes, it is about who you become on the way down . . .”
8:30 - 10:00
8:15 - 9:45
An Austrian Yogi raised all over the world, Nadja moved to South Africa in 2012. Curious and passionate about life, she is trained as a Counsellor, Family Mediator, Family Constellations Facilitator, CrossFit & Nutritional Coach, Massage Therapist and Core Shaman.
Nadja was taught in Hatha Yoga with Forrest influence.
She invites you to go beyond doing yoga and explore the space of being yoga – that is where the magic happens.
Feel the power of breath, the lightness of being and smile.
8:15am - 9:30am
Hatha and Yin Yoga
Olia began practicing yoga 10 years ago in her home country Belarus. After moving to South Africa in 2011 her yoga journey continued. As her own practice was getting deeper physically, mentally and emotionally she decided on enrolling into 500Hr International ISHTA (Integral School of Hatha Yoga and Tantric Arts) YTT led by Marina Contardo at the ISHTA School of Yoga & Health in Johannesburg which she completed in 2014.
Olia teaches from her heart. Her classes offer creative sequences from gentle to more vigorous, depending on the abilities of the students. She likes to experiment with asanas but also plays with meaningful quotes, yogic philosophy, pranayama, meditation to create a non-competitive and nurturing space for students to discover the benefits of yoga, heal and grow.
Friday 8:30 - 10:00
17:15 - 18:15
Tatum has been practicing meditation for 15 years and has been involved in conscious body movement for more than 10 years.
She Qualified as an Iyengar Teacher in 2019 after 5 years of study.
She has a passion to share the Iyengar approach of precision and alignment as she has found it to be so healing for her own body.
"Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees" ~ BKS Iyengar
8:30 - 10:00
Angeline was introduced to meditation in the year 2000 and this lead her to Iyengar yoga in 2012. She realized the amazing benefits of the practice of Iyengar yoga which became her instrument, giving expression to the inner being, a subject, so incredibly vast.
Angeline teaches beginners by slowly building up confidence and courage in her students with the use of props where needed, demonstration and detailed instruction. Every student is unique, and her assistance is done with care and guidance to the learner.
"Yoga is the golden key that unlocks the door to peace, tranquility and joy". BKS Iyengar.
Beginners Iyengar Yoga
10:30 - 12:00
Jane started practicing Iyengar Yoga in 1998. She qualified as an Iyengar Yoga Teacher Introductory Level II in January 2010. She completed the next level of training, Junior Intermediate Level I, in October 2015.
Jane teaches Iyengar yoga on an introductory and intermediate level, and her classes are accessible to all. The use of props enables all students to do the posture with the correct alignment to obtain the full benefits of the pose.
I thank all my teachers who have taught me over the years and encouraged and strengthened my yoga practice. Love and gratitude to you all.
Tuesdays 9:00 - 10:30
Thursday 17:00 - 18:30
Tues & Thurs 11:00 - 12:00
Kundalini Yoga is a powerful, fast-acting
and transformative yoga that we especially benefit from in these chaotic times.
The yoga includes rhythmic movement, breathing techniques, hand gestures that tap into our nervous system (mudra), music, mantra and dance to help us feel good. It cleanses and strengthens our bodies, balances our hormones and brings mastery over our minds through meditation.
17:15pm - 18:45
Barre & Power Pilates
Tristans lifetime love for movement lead her down a path of self-discovery and uncovered a deep fascination in anatomy and the human body. This lead to her on a journey of studying STOTT Pilates, intensive matwork and to becoming a certified Bootybarre Instructor.
Join Tristan for a workout technique inspired by elements of ballet, yoga, and Pilates. It focuses on low-impact, high intensity movements designed to strengthen your whole body! In addition to building strength, this full-body workout also develops agility and flexibility. And its all motivated by a great playlist! Bring along your determination, your laughter, and a desire to sweat whilst toning and stretching your whole body. This is movement for every body.
Wednesdays17:30 - 18:30
Fridays 7:15 - 8:15
Thursdays 7:30 - 8:30
Lesley's pilates classes or private lessons are a whole body exercise, focusing on integration of strength, balance and body awareness. These classes accommodate all ages and abilities helping to improve posture and core strength alleviating typical lower back and neck pain.
Wednesdays 7:15 - 8:15
Fridays 11:00 - 12:00
Mindful Yoga Flow
Yoga found Natasha in her early 20’s and blossomed into a life long journey. She completed her 108 sun solutions 8 1/2 months pregnant obtaining her 200 YTT before the birth of her first son. She is also a fully certified Basi pilates instructor. Yoga is a journey from the self to the self, but it doesn’t mean the journey can’t be fun.
Her mindful vinyasa class connects breath to movement along with some great music to inspire you.
Any level of fitness or experience with yoga is welcome. Her focus is for you to become more connected and aware of the beautiful body and sprit you have.
Fridays 8:30 - 9:30
Debbie started her yoga journey in 1997 purely as an addition to Her exercise program. But quickly realized the extensive benefits both - physically and mentally - and 24 years later She still loves it and continues to evolve with it.
Her passion and training also led Her to Thailand where She studied Nuad Boran (Northern Style Thai Massage).
Join Debbies classes for toning, and strength with flexibility - finished off with a blissful guided relaxation. all levels welcome
her style of yoga has evolved over the years to incorporate pilates and other types of toning, She believes that everyone should do some form of yoga but sometimes you need to add a little something else to convince the skeptics. “It gives me so much pleasure to see my students become more flexible and strong as they go on this journey with me.“ ~ Debbie
Mondays 17:15 - 18:15
Wednesdays 7:45 - 8:45
Thursday 17:15 - 18:15
Connected Flow Yoga
Elin has practised yoga for over 20 years and has been teaching for the last 10 years. She completed her YA RYT 200 in Vinyasa Yoga at The Shala in Cape Town. She has also trained in Dynamic Yoga and completed a Dynamic Yoga teacher training intensive in the UK with Godfrey Devereux from Wind Fire Yoga. Her interest in yoga philosophy led her to study Chakra Yoga with Anodea Judith. She has taught in South Africa as well the UK and Kenya.
Elin combines her yoga practice with her longstanding love for dance and movement and likes to incorporate some more free flowing elements in her classes. As such, her classes are both mindful and playful, offering creative fluid sequences with an emphasis on slow, mindful breath. Sequences are slow yet dynamic and open to all levels. Elin's passion is to create a safe and nurturing space that allows students to connect with their own inner teacher.
Connected Flow Yoga
8:45 - 9:45am
Moving into Connection
6:30pm - 8pm
Teachers open the doors, but you must enter by yourself - Chinese Proverb